[Numpy-discussion] Announcing toydist, improving distribution and packaging situation
Wed Dec 30 19:50:06 CST 2009
David Cournapeau wrote:
> You really should not try to make the point that Pypi is working for
> the scipy community:
I think the evidence supports that pypi is useful, and therefor better
than nothing -- which in no way means it couldn't be much better.
My personal experience is that I always try:
first, and when it works, I'm happy and a bit surprised. It virtually
never works for more complex packages, particularly on OS-X:
I don't now if wxPython is on PyPi, I've never even tried.
many of these fail because of other non-python dependencies.
So yes -- we really could use something better!
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